{How to} Rag Rug Wreath

We need to thank the early 1900s for this nifty, thrifty craft! The best fabrics to use are woollen or jersey weight fabrics but you can use whatever you like, just keep in mind that the thicker your fabric the tuftier your rug. A quick note about fancy pants crafting gadgets that you dont really need. You dont need a rugging tool, also (and brilliantly) … Continue reading {How to} Rag Rug Wreath

External link to The Cornershop. Lucy Sparrow

The Cornershop. Lucy Sparrow

The lucky residents of Bethnal Green are about to have a wonderful new cornershop open up on a busy street corner. But this isn’t yet another Tesco’s Metro, although it looks just as well stocked – everything on sale in this shop has been handmade, by Lucy, out of felt. The project has been 7 months in the making and throws open its doors to … Continue reading The Cornershop. Lucy Sparrow

Wet felted eggs

Eggs!

I’ve been spinning and spinning the time turner I was given for my birthday but I can’t manage to create even one extra  hour in my day. Back to elbow grease and self discipline I guess! I’ve been feeling a little flat about all the felt making and social media madness recently, I’ve been working hard and don’t seem to have much to show for … Continue reading Eggs!

{How to} Care for your felted lantern.

Whether your lantern has just started to soften and sag, or your cat has mistaken it for a comfy sleeping spot, the following steps will restore your lantern to its former glory. You will need: your lantern a balloon soap hand hot water a tea towel/ drying rack Sit your lantern on a flat surface. Inflate the balloon inside the lantern. The idea is that … Continue reading {How to} Care for your felted lantern.